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ARS-WUSA Becomes Recipient of the Empowerment Award

The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA was among three organizations to be honored with the Empowerment Award during California State Senator Anthony Portantino’s 25th Senate District’s Women in Business Luncheon on December 4, 2019 at Castaway Restaurant in Burbank, California. Each year, the Women in Business Awards honor local women, who contribute to the vitality and diversity of the District.

Following a legislative update by Senator Portantino, the keynote address was delivered by Dr. Lucy Jones, founder of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society. Thereafter, award presentations were made recognizing local organizations and women in the fields of empowerment, small business, law, environment and sustainability, arts, volunteerism, and more.

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